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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Leitch House (Poplar Avenue, Oak Lake, RM of Sifton)

Leitch House in the town of Oak Lake in the Rural Municipality of Sifton was built for businessman Malcolm Leitch, founder of the Leitch Flour Mills in Oak Lake, Leitch Collieries in the Crowsnest Pass in Alberta, and other enterprises. The house was also the birthplace and childhood home of internationally known businessman Maurice Strong, who became an undersecretary-general of the United Nations. In 1987, the house became a municipally-designated historic site.

Leitch House

Leitch House (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.76347, W100.62833
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Malcolm McFarlane Leitch (1865-1928)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Leitch House, 44 Fourth Avenue, Oak Lake, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2019

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